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Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Samco Machinery Adds Rahman As Project Manager

Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Samco Machinery, supplier of metal rollforming systems, announces the addition of Sayed Rahman to its Project Management Team in the role of Project Manager, reporting to Lionel Juan, VP Project Management.

Posted: Jan 10, 2017

Reid Ribble Succeeds Bill Good As NRCA CEO

Rosemont, IL – The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has announced that Bill Good has retired after 28 years as the organization's CEO and 41 years of service. Former NRCA member and Chairman of the Board Reid Ribble officially succeeded Good as CEO.

Posted: Jan 09, 2017

ATAS To Host Winter Educational Retreat In Mesa, Arizona

Mesa, AZ - ATAS International Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels, will be hosting “Designing with Metal - Building Envelope Education”, an AIA/CES education event at the Building Envelope Design Center in Mesa, Arizona, February 9 - 10, 2017.

Posted: Jan 06, 2017

Central States Manufacturing Opens New Plant In Seguin, TX

Seguin, TX – Central States Manufacturing, supplier of metal construction products, has opened its eighth manufacturing location, a 44,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and warehouse facility in Seguin, TX. The company has committed to the creation of 50 new, full-time jobs over the next three years.

Posted: Jan 05, 2017

AISI Publishes Two New S900-Series Test Standards

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published two new test standards in its S900-series. These test standards have been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as the American National Standards and are available for downloading free of charge.

Posted: Jan 04, 2017

RIMA International Elects New Board Members For 2017

Lenexa, KS - The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA-I) held their annual elections at their fall 2016 meeting. Four new directors were elected to two-year terms that began on January 1, 2017.

Posted: Dec 30, 2016

Architecture Billings Index Ekes Out Another Small Gain

Washington, D.C. – Coming off a modest increase after two consecutive months of contraction, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded another small increase in demand for design services. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 50.6, essentially unchanged from the mark of 50.8 in the previous month.

Posted: Dec 28, 2016

Cold-Formed Steel Framing Resources Available On New Site

Pittsburgh, PA - BuildSteel, a new collaboration of steel and construction industry organizations, provides educational resources for building professionals on the uses and benefits of cold-formed steel framing.

Posted: Dec 27, 2016

Textured Metal Building Products Growing In Popularity

Cleveland, OH – Prepainted metal is a popular choice for consumers, architects and specifiers who are looking for environmentally friendly, durable and aesthetically pleasing options. The National Coil Coating Association's (NCCA) members are seeing a growing trend for textured, prepainted metal products in commercial and residential building design.

Posted: Dec 26, 2016

Frank Hogan Returns To S-5! As Business Development Director

Colorado Springs, CO – S-5! has brought back Frank Hogan to fill the newly created position of Business Development Director, focusing on deepening relationships with the company’s OEM market to maintain market share and capture additional sales opportunities.

Posted: Dec 23, 2016

MBCI's Retro-R® Panel Receives Florida Approval

Houston, TX - MBCI’s Retro-R® panel has received statewide Florida approval by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as FL21121 for roof applications.

Posted: Dec 22, 2016

ATAS Team Members Receive Award At Canstruction® Competition

Allentown, PA - The “Monsters of Metal” team, with members from ATAS International Inc. and the Architectural Studio, participated in the local Canstruction® competition recently held at the Lehigh Valley Mall. They earned the “Best Use of Labels” award, utilizing a variety of canned vegetables, along with bags of white rice and black beans, to create their cansculpture®.

Posted: Dec 20, 2016

AppliCad USA Adds FAQ Section To Website

Jupiter, FL – AppliCad USA, maker of RoofWizard roof estimating software, has announced the addition of a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section to its website. Access to the section for AppliCad customers is under the Support tab in the navigation row at the top.

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